|Dlya chego my zhivem, esli ne staraemsya oblegchit' zhizn' drug drugu? - D. Eliot|
One of the many beautiful things found in Russia and other fSU countries is the architecture. Below we have listed a variety of sites with information and/or photos of this form of art. Other photographic examples can be found on many of the sites on the Communities in Russia page.
Istoriya, tekuschaya informatsiya i vidy etogo zamechatel'nogo mesta predstavleny na etom servere.
Etot server o ""Sibirskom TSentre Kamnerezochnogo Iskusstva"" nahoditsya v stadii razrabotki.
Vladimir Pekkel' sobral informatsiyu po razdelam :"Velikie russkie golosa"(opera), romansy, narodnaya muzyka, rok-n-roll, pop-muzyka, avtorskie pesni i t.d. .
V etom muzee na otkrytom vozduhe, raspolozhennom nedaleko ot Arhangel'ska, nahodyatsya pamyatniki rossijskoj derevyannoj arhitektury, privezennye iz razlichnyh ugolkov regiona. (Russkaya versiya)
Fotografii zamechatel'nyh derevyannyh domov, raspolozhennyh vdol' beregov reki Volgi.
This extensive, detailed site has fascinating information about the architecture in this region and includes some of the myths and superstitions that influence the architecture. There are many photos and diagrams so this is slow to load but definitely worth having patience for.
From the Association for International Education, these pages provide a short explanation of Russian archicitecture.
This Virtual Museum of Architecture and Monumental Art contains some interesting examples of these forms of art.
Besiki Sisauri has developed a photo gallery of buildings and monuments in Tblisi, Georgia and has also provided some brief architectural information.
This photogallery by Anton Mets contains beautiful buildings at a variety of locations in Russia. There is also a Russian version.
A brief historical overview of this subject is presented.
This site contains photo-tours by Nick Mikhailovsky of ancient russian architecture in Novgorod, Pskov, Kostroma, and Jaroslavl (Yaroslavl).
Located north of Moscow in Zagorsk, this unique architectural monestary played an important part in history.
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